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EarthObserver (for iPad) Review - PCMag.com

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:18
The EarthObserver educational iPad app developed at Lamont-Doherty provides hundreds of world maps showing intriguing information in a huge variety of disciplines.

Climate Change, Superstorms and The Subway: Is New York City Prepared? - Huffington Post

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:00
"At the current speed of too little too slow, we are losing the race against the risks," Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob wrote in an email.

'Storm Surge’ by Adam Sobel on Hurricane Sandy - Washington Post

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:00
The Washington Post reviews Lamont-Doherty scientist Adam Sobel's new book on Hurricane Sandy.

Columbia's Burden Room Through Time - Columbia Record

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:21
Profile of Columbia's Burden Room in Low Library, one of the stops on Lamont scientist Dave Walker's geology tour of campus.

US Dust Bowl Unrivalled in Past 1,000 years - Scientific American

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:00
Atmospheric conditions and human actions combined to drive the 1930s mega-drought, according to a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.

Another Dust Bowl? California Drought Resembles Worst in Millennium - LiveScience

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:36
The 1934 drought is the worst on record for North America in the past 1,000 years, and had similar conditions to the current California drought, says a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.

Locked Faults Could Pop Big Earthquake in Bay Area - NBC News

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 08:14
Lamont-Doherty seismologist and deputy director Arthur Lerner-Lam comments on a study putting the chance of a big earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area in the next 30 years at 70 percent.

Extreme High Tides Could Flood Our City's Streets - WNYC

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 14:37
Lamont's Klaus Jacob explains what should be done to protect New York City from rising seas.

Lamont-Doherty Open House Highlights - (Rockland/Westchester) Journal News

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 11:00
Video of an erupting "trash can" volcano and other highlights from Lamont-Doherty's 2014 Open House.

Climate Change Disrupts Arabian Sea with Voracious Plankton - Climate Wire

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 14:37
Features plankton study by Lamont's Helga Goes and Joaquim Gomes.

Photographers, Scientists Share Climate Change Pictures - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:00
Scientists and photographers will post pictures related to climate change in a partnership with the International Center of Photography. Lamont climate scientist Billy D'Andrea featured in one photo.

Is Capturing Carbon from the Air Practical? - MIT Technology Review

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 09:23
Profile of former Lamont-Doherty director Peter Eisenberger and his plan to save the world with technology that takes carbon out of the air.

Greenland Sediment Sheds Light on Sea Level Rise - Climate Central

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:21
Sediment flowing off Greenland's ice sheet could hold clues about current and future sea level rise; Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Robin Bell comments.

How Climate Change May Have Shaped Human Evolution - Smithsonian

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Peter deMenocal discusses how environmental changes in Africa about a million years ago may have influenced human evolution.

Why Deadly Japan Volcano Erupted Without Warning - LiveScience

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 07:54
Japan's deadly blast at Mount Ontake was likely a phreatic eruption, a steam explosion that is nearly impossible to predict.

Rain Dampens California Fires, But More Drought in Forecast - Christian Science Monitor

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:00
Quotes Lamont-Doherty climate scientist Park Williams.

Fault Lines: Facts About Cracks in the Earth - LiveScience

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Nicholas van der Elst describes the three types of faults that cause earthquakes.

Why These 15 Scientists Marched For Climate Change Action - Popular Science

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 15:44
Features the IRI's Alessandra Giannini and Lamont's Allison Jacobel, Etienne Dunn-Sigouin, Robin Bell and Franziska Landes.

It’s Not Genghis Khan’s Mongolia - New York Times

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 08:37
Lamont-Doherty tree-ring scientist Nicole Davi comments on how climate extremes are impacting Monglian herders.